Tag: Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Lod Mosaic: The Discovery of an Ancient Roman Mosaic
The Lod Mosaic: The Discovery of an Ancient Roman Mosaic

I was sent in 1996 to undertake a simple trial excavation to… because the municipality of Lod wanted to widen the street, and the first thing I found was a white corner of a mosaic […] Read More

The 2019 Met Gala red carpet arrivals and interviews: Kim Kardashian, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and more
The 2019 Met Gala red carpet arrivals and interviews: Kim Kardashian, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and more

Welcome to the Washington Post coverage of the 2019 Costume Institute benefit aka the 2019 Met Gala I’m Hannah Jewell the pop culture host of The Washington Post and I’m Dave Jorgensen with the Washington […] Read More

Conserving the Emperor’s Carpet
Conserving the Emperor’s Carpet

– We’re standing in front of The Emperor’s Carpet, one of the greatest Persian carpets in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum. The carpet was produced in the 16th century, most likely during the reign […] Read More